St. Raphael's is in Spanish mission style and has no bell tower, but a most unique ventilating turret centrally on its roof sustaining a tall gilded cross.
Even the smallest, that of Shiloh, has its open cupola that might hold a bell.
The Hillside Methodist has its tower and bell; the South Medford Baptist, however, in its building never incorporated the feature of tower, turret or steeple.
Two others, at present in temporary structures, have none.
So far, in our walk about our home Zion, i. e. Medford, and telling the towers therof we have dealt with those of a religious character.
Counties have often incorporated this feature in their court houses, as did Middlesex at Cambridge and Lowell, even having two on the jail at the latter city.
Medford never had a semblance of one on the good old town hall, though one of lofty style was proposed for the new one, nearly disrupting the town.
But in the houses of the fire department it was once a useful feature.
They may still be